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Lightning strike burns hole into side of East Baton Rouge home Friday

3 years 1 week 2 days ago Friday, May 10 2019 May 10, 2019 May 10, 2019 9:25 AM May 10, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

CENTRAL - Crews are responding to reports of a house struck by lightning in East Baton Rouge Parish Friday morning.

The strike was reported shortly after 9 a.m. near the intersection of Joor Road and Hampton Village Avenue. Officials say it burned a roughly 20-foot mark into the side of the home.

There is no fire at this time, but crews are putting a tarp over the hole to keep water from getting into the home.

No injuries have been reported at this time.

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